United and US Airways Enhance Marketing

12th Feb 2003

United and US Airways continue to enhance their marketing partnership with additional code-share flights now available for sale, the fourth wave of flights since the code share was introduced in January 2003.

Through this new phase of code sharing, United customers now have expanded access to 131 new flight segments, including US Airways’ east coast Shuttle market.Ê US Airways customers now are able to travel on 126 new flight segments in the eastern and southeastern United States, including Atlanta and Baltimore from Denver and Chicago.Ê More code-share flights will be introduced later in February and beyond.

United will continue to expand its network by placing its code on US Airways flights within the eastern U.S. and on select international flights including

- US Airways’ expanding Caribbean route network.Ê US Airways will add routing options for customers whose destinations are in the western U.S., as well as international travelers headed for Asia, Europe, and Latin America.

Beginning Feb. 13, United and US Airways initiate code-share service on flights that were introduced last month.Ê That includes United’s code on US Airways flights between Philadelphia and the following cities: Hartford, Conn.; Buffalo, N.Y.; Charlotte, N.C. ; Columbus, Ohio; Washington Reagan National; Denver; Indianapolis; Miami; Chicago O’Hare, Pittsburgh; Providence, R.I; Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; Richmond, Va.; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.Ê Also beginning operations this week with the United code are US Airways flights between Buffalo and both Charlotte and Pittsburgh.Ê Code-share service is only available to connecting customers in the Philadelphia - Chicago, Philadelphia - Denver and Philadelphia - Washington Reagan markets.


The US Airways code will be placed on United flights between Washington Dulles and the following cities: Denver; Las Vegas; Oakland and San Jose, Calif.; Chicago O’Hare; Portland, Ore.; Phoenix; San Diego and Seattle.Ê US Airways’ code also will be introduced in Spokane, Wash., and Las Vegas from Denver and Chicago; and Ontario, Calif., from Denver.ÊÊ

Future Benefits—Beginning March 1, United Mileage Plus Premier members and US Airways Dividend Miles Preferred members will have their elite status recognized when flying on either of the two carriers with the following benefits:

* Priority boarding
* Priority check-in lanes
* Priority waitlist
* Access to Preferred and Premier priority seat assignments

Also, beginning April 1, 2003, United Mileage Plus members and US Airways Dividend Miles members will be able to reserve and redeem award travel on either carrier.Ê To redeem Mileage Plus miles on US Airways flights, customers should call United Reservations.Ê Dividend Miles members redeeming miles on United flights should call US Airways Reservations.

Customers should check their travel documents to determine the operating carrier and terminal for their flight when traveling on itineraries utilizing both US Airways and United.Ê They will be provided boarding passes upon check-in for each part of their journey when checking in with either airline.Ê For questions on policies and procedures, customers should check with the originating carrier.

United operates nearly 1,700 flights a day on a route network that spans the globe.Ê News releases and other information about United may be found at the company’s Web site at www.united.com.

US Airways, the US Airways Express carriers and US Airways Shuttle offer service to 200 destinations worldwide.Ê News releases and other information about US Airways is available online at usairways.com.

Information on United’s flight schedules and fares is also available online at united.com, or by calling United’s Reservations at 1-800-UNITED1.Ê For more information on US Airways’ flight schedules and fares, contact US Airways online at usairways.com, or contact US Airways reservations at 1-800-428-4322.Ê



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